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Almost a Remembrance

The gatelodge at Ballynegall, County Westmeath. Designed by Francis Johnston in 1808 the building provided a perfect introduction to the estate, its features emulating in miniature those of the main house. 53 more words

Architectural History

To Sayang is to Love

Various artists united by a clarion call to save an enclave steeped in history #Sayang #JalanSultan https://t.co/jjAuxGpL4g

— @HeritageKL (@Heritage_KL) March 23, 2015

Historical Sites

On the Town III

Trim, County Meath can be described as an urban might-have-been. Site of the largest Norman Castle in Ireland, it is also the location for a Church of Ireland cathedral and almost became a university town in the 16th century. 1,513 more words

Architectural History

Black Spaces Matter

I am please to announce the reposting of my thoughts on June Jordan on another website. The Aggregate collective, an experimental forum for architectural historians had recently curated a call for papers on the recent Black Lives Matter protests. 84 more words


Learning From Libraries

When I spotted the Fremont Library, with its Mission Revival style that is rare ray of sunshine in the Pacific Northwest, I knew I wanted to do short piece on Carnegie libraries. 614 more words

Architectural History

Reviving Revival

Bristol’s ‘Guildhall’ court rooms were designed in the 1840s by Richard Shackleton Pope, to stand on the site of the former medieval Guildhall, within which district court sessions had been held in the St.George Chapel since the 16th Century. 1,030 more words


A Late Convenience

In Current Archaeology is a review of The English Railway Station which details the evolution from modified Georgian houses to the grand cathedrals we still use and love. 157 more words

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